But my creativity is at low ebb ad I don’t have much to blog about. Also, I’m exhausted from the day-long hissy fit I threw yesterday with our IT people. I do believe that the hissy fit qualifies as both Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength for Festivus. Kind of like a two-fer.
Cindy tagged me for the Peeps I Want To Know More About meme.
1. What was I doing ten years ago?
I was working for OSHA in the directorate of Safety Standards and was in a long-distance relationship with a man who lives in Wales. Oh, and knitting.
2. What are five (non-work) things on my to-do list for today:
What is this “To-Do List” of which you speak?
3. Snacks I enjoy:
Pretzels, tortilla chips, and most importantly, popcorn (or as I call it, The Staff of Life).
4. Things I would do if I were a billionaire:
Buy an apartment in the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Buy a small (preferably hybrid) but luxurious car and hire a driver. Hire someone to stand by Lucy’s litter pan and clean it immediately after every use. Buy a farm with a lot of land and start my own animal charity there. And so on.
5. Places I have lived:
Worcester, MA; Forest Heights, MD; Norfolk, VA; McLean, VA; Pinner, England; Sterling, VA; Reston, VA; Falls Church, VA; Alexandria, VA; Arlington, VA. I think that’s everywhere . . .
6. Jobs I have had:
Clerk typist for the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office in Arlington, VA with Lady of the Loom, paralegal in a private law office, publications assistant at the American Psychological Association, editor of a monthly publication on EDP audit, control, and security, tech writer at a series of companies, publications manager and director of business communications, writer and public affairs person for OSHA, and my current job which involves screeching at labor unions.
7. Peeps I want to know more about:
Anyone who cares to respond. I am terminally curious.
In Sock News . . .
The Twisty Bits sock is coming along.
Sheri did a shop update last night at The Loopy Ewe. Last time I checked, all my new patterns were still available (Alana, Costa, Spring Fling, St. Louis, and Twisted Logic).
“Raise your paw if you like Wildside Salmon!”
Nah, actually she was just doing kitty yoga.